Remaining Filament Calculator

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  • This page goes over various ways to determine how much FDM Filament you have remaining on a Spool currently loaded into a printer
  • It also covers the discussion of various devices that could automate this process

Existing Methods

Dedicated Hardware

  • Put a Load Cell somewhere on a FDM Filament Spool Holder
  • Thus you could mass the spool, enter what it should be, then it could measure both the length extruded and the lost mass
  • Thus you would essentially have two methods of calculating it, and thus be able to accurately measure how much is left

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